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Useful info on Albufeira

Information about the local city bus in Albufeira - GIRO. Timetables, circuits, prices and where to get tickets.

If you are coming on vacation or on a business trip to Albufeira without your own vehicle you will necessarily need to use the local transportations to move around and discover part of the surroundings.
Below we describe the existing possibilities to travel within the Algarve in a practical, safe and affordable way during your stay in Albufeira

Albufeira City Bus "Giro"

NOTICE: This information presented below is outdated. We'll try and update the correct details soon

There is an urban transport circuit available in Albufeira city which is composed of five lines (Green, Blue, Red 1 & 2 and Orange) with 168 stops and links the town centre to the Marina area, the camping zone, the areas of Montechoro, Santa Eulália, Oura, Ferreiras, Train station, etc…

Green Line (Linha Verde):

Circuit Map

Terminal - EBSA Shool - Brejos - Stadium - Town Hall - Correeira - Montechoro - Santa Eulália - Oura - Inatel - Town Hall - Old Town - Cerro Malpique - Vale Pedras

Blue Line (Linha Azul):

Circuit Map

Terminal - Caliços Market - ESA School - Malpique - Town Hall - Inatel - Oura - Santa Eulália - Montechoro - Brejos - Correeira - Town Hall - Belavista - Vale Pedras - EBSA School - Brejos

Red Line 1 (Linha Vermelha 1):

Circuit Map

Terminal - Caliços - Health Centre - Camping - Páteo - Vale Sta Maria - Marina - Old Cemitery - Beato Vicente - Av. da Liberdade Terminal - ESA School - Town Hall - Vale Pedras

Red Line 2 (Linha Vermelha 2):

Circuit Map

Terminal - Caliços - Health Centre - Páteo - Old Cemitery - Av. da Liberdade Terminal - Health Centre - Caliços - Vale Pedras - Town Hall - Areias de S. João - Quinta da Balaia - Branqueira - Vale Navio - Av. dos Descobrimentos - Caliços

Orange Line (Linha Laranja):

Circuit Map

Terminal - Caliços - Health Centre - Camping - Vale Paraíso - Ferreiras Market - Train Station

TARIFF (Price as on Jan. 2020)
On board ticket (valid for one trip) 1,40 €
Tickets available for purchase at EVA booth at Caliço Bus Terminal
Tourist ticket (valid for one day without limit) 4€
Reloable card 3€
+ 10 tickets previously acquired (card not included) 8€
+ 5 tickets previously acquired (card not included) 4€
Standard Pass 18 €/month
Senior Pass 11 €/month
Student Pass 8 € /month

Running every day

October though May: from 7am to 10pm (except Orange line: 6.30am to 9.30pm)
June though September: from7am to midnight (except Orange line: 6.30am to 11.30pm)
Average waiting time: ± 30 minutes (Weekdays & Saturday until 2pm)
± 1 hour (Sat. after 2pm & Sunday & Holidays)
Every lines depart at the "Caliços" bus terminal

Bus Terminal in Albufeira (Alto dos Caliços)

Tel.: 289 580 611
Open from 6.30am to 8.30pm (Mon - Fri) and from 7am to 8.30pm (Sat, Sun & Hol.)

All available information presented here has been gathered from online sources and from personal experiences. If you have any suggestions to make or find inaccurate, incomplete or outdated detail, please contact us and we’ll correct the information as needed.